Soo Hong (Korea)
Resident artist October - November 2014
Solo Exhibition 個展
From 15 to 23 November, 2014
Opening Reception 闭幕酒会
Saturday, November 15th, 6pm to 9pm
Soo Hong works starts with photos which she collect – mostly of human forms, in various poses and frames, but sometimes also of objects which evoke emotion in her. One artwork will generally be based on several of these – images that she sense have a connection linking them together. She have lived in many different places and experienced diverse cultures, She is very aware of the importance of visual connections and of communicating through art. Soo Hong start with charcoal, which gives a unique texture that she love, and then paint in colors that reflect the energy that I feel existing between the figures. The result is dreamlike, yet rooted in reality.
It is so easy in adult life to become desensitized to your own emotions, distanced from what you feel. It is her hope that art helps viewers to reconnect with this fundamental part of themselves.